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Risk does not go up with exposure to testosterone therapy over a 5-year period or according to total testosterone injections.

Lethal prostate cancer is less—not more—likely to develop in patients with asthma. The Health Professionals Follow-up Study answers key questions about why.

Inappropriate imaging for low-risk prostate cancer and low-risk breast cancer varies by region.

A large trial found that men with moderate baldness at age 45 had an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer compared with men with no baldness.

Patients with localized prostate cancer treated with primary androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) without radiation therapy or surgery derived no survival benefit, according to the results of a large study.

This review will include discussion of the role of radiation therapy for osseous metastases and metastatic spinal cord compression, as well as the use of radiopharmaceuticals for painful osseous metastases.

As new data and new treatment options emerge, palliative radiotherapy algorithms will need to undergo continuous modifications and updates to ensure that patients receive optimal symptom relief.


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